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Bye, Bye, BuyMusic.com

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Do you guys happen to remember BuyMusic.com and all of the fuss from the web standards community this past summer?

Well, according to the guys over at As the Apple Turns, it appears that the BuyMusic.com experiment was a complete and utter failure. Are we suprised? We think not.

I suppose it was a bad idea to lock out users of Mozilla, Opera, Safari, Linux, MacOS, and other technologically advanced groups of people.

Ryan Parman

is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than . Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.